more Maribor stag do info
Minutes from Maribor is the skiing area of Mariborsko Pohorje, with 220 hectares of slopes it's the biggest skiing area in Slovenia and houses the country's longest slope at 10km. Mariborsko Pohorje is great for beginners and intermediate skiers while advanced skiers will enjoy a good workout and perhaps a taste of night skiing, at 5km the night skiing is the longest run in Europe! 100 days of snow are guaranteed annually and this should bettered by a natural drop throughout the winter months. The mountain range peaks at just under 1350 metres from 325 metres above sea level providing 40km of prepared ski runs, and the skiing's considered good enough to host the Golden Fox Trophy, (the annual World Cup women's alpine skiing competition), several snowboarding competitions and a world youth championship race.
why choose Maribor
With fantastic skiing opportunities, excellent local wines and a terrific atmosphere, a Maribor stag weekend is sure to create top memories. As the European Capital of Culture 2012 the city is striking, with the Drava River and great architecture all surrounded by wine growing hills.
If you’re looking to slip a bit of culture into your weekend then Three Ponds should be top of your list - located near the city centre, the Three Ponds are a mix of woods, ponds and lawns. A trip to the oldest grape-producing vine in Europe is also a must - receive expert advice on a wine tasting evening.
There are plenty of great activities to pack into your Maribor stag do - start Saturday with clay shooting to get your adrenaline pumping, followed by hydrospeeding where you’ll get to ride a solo white water raft down speeding rapids. After that you can spend the afternoon at one of the best ski slopes in Europe practising your skiing and snowboarding and crowning a stag champion of the piste.
Start your terrific Maribor stag night at a top lap dancing club where you’ll get a lively performance and the chance to have some banter with the boys. Head to a quality casino where you can try your hand at blackjack, roulette and other pulse-racing games, before finishing your night with VIP nightclubbing to one of the best clubs in the city.
Maribor has something for every stag group - whether you’re looking for an adrenaline-fuelled weekend, skiing at world-famous resorts or stunning nightlife.
when to go
Whether you want to spend your stag weekend trying your hand at water sports on the river Drava or mulling over some wine tasting, Maribor’s got great things going on all year round.
In terms of annual events, there is a diverse line-up including Festival Lent and Wine Festival in June, the Old Vine Festival and Festival Maribor in September and Borštnik theatre festival in October.
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